Originally posted by airwerx
My system has never booted from anything other than a floppy. I was forced to install Red Hat 8.0 in text mode due to a problem between X and my gforce video card. The kernel and GLX RPM's from nVidia are in and startx works great but I cannot get grub to load any kernel from (HD0,0).
When I attempt to load a kernel from grub;
grub> kernel /vmlinuz-2.4.20 boot=/etc/hda1
Error 12 Invalid Device Requested
Any idea's where I've messed up?
your devices/special files are located in /dev NOT in /etc (see your "boot" parameter).
If your system still doesn't boot check your harddisc's jumpering (master/slave/single-setting) and try repeating the Grub setup procedure.